Chinese Crispy Duck Recipe


Preparation Time30 MinCooking Time1 Hr 0 Min
Ready In1 Hr 30 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings10
MethodMain Ingredient


 Duck5 Pound (2.2 Kilogram)
 Water1 1⁄2 Pint (900 Milliliter)
 Sugar5 Ounce
 Garlic2 Clove (10 gm), crushed
 Ginger root slices2
 Bouquet garni1
 Onion1 Large, sliced
 Cooking oil2 Cup (32 tbs) (For deep frying)
 Soy sauce1 Tablespoon
 Soy and herb sauce1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Adjust Quantity As Needed)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 595 Calories from Fat 351

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 39 g60.1%

Saturated Fat 12.1 g60.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 181.4 mg

Sodium 256.4 mg10.7%

Total Carbohydrates 19 g6.3%

Dietary Fiber 0.58 g2.3%

Sugars 16.7 g

Protein 40 g80.1%

Vitamin A 4.4% Vitamin C 24.9%

Calcium 2.1% Iron 53.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Take a muslin bag, put in garlic, ginger and Bouquet Garni.
2) In a pan, mix the rest of ingredients and let it come to a boil.
3) Put the muslin bag into the pan and simmer for 30 minutes.
4) Take away the muslin bag and sauce is ready for use.
5) Using a knife, cut the duck into pieces.
6) In a pan, boil water. Add the duck and simmer for 10 minutes. Remove and wipe dry.
7) In a different pan, boil soy and herb sauce and cook duck pieces in this for 45 minutes. Remove and dry well. The duck will appear well browned.
6) In a frying pan, heat cooking oil.
7) Using a frying basket, gently lower duckling pieces into the hot oil and cook until skin is crispy.
9) Take away from hot oil and drain well.
10) Add cornflour to the sauce and thicken.

11) Serve the duck hot along with sauce.